An enjoyable but over rated Cruise

Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 40

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
Celebrity Equinox

10 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 04, 2019

Ship: Celebrity Equinox

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We feel that Celebrity in general is over rated. This cruise reaffirmed our past feeling. We would only book Celebrity again if there were special circumstances. We enjoyed the cruise, but we expected better quality food. On two evenings we ordered soup for our main course because there were not items on the menue which were appealing to us. It appears the Celebrity has lowered the quality of there food in the main diningroom to encourage people to book specialty dinning. This is not acceptable to us.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Well done - smooth virtually no wait

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Service was very good. Of the six cruises we have taken this year, the food was by far the poorest. Three of our meals were uneatable. Very disappointing for a quality line like Celebrity

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Plenty of lectures - most all activities were geared for the age group on the ship. Not very creative

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Contract acts were fabulous. Production programs were sub-par

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The service was excellent in every phase of the cruise. No complaints at all.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
It was very good. There seemed to be mass confusion in the buffet - we felt it was not well designed. Always seemed overcrowded

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
It was more roomy than some other ships and was acceptable

Ship tip

Lower your expectations.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

4 out of 5
We have been here several times, and find that it is a good port.

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5
We like this port - have visited many times

Kralendijk, Bonaire

4 out of 5
First stip here - we look forward to returning

Key West, Florida

5 out of 5
Fun, USA port

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth
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